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Gabriel Faure

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Allegro symphonique, op.68 (2)
Andante (original version of Romance, op.69) (1)
Andante in B flat major for violin and piano, op.75 (10)
Ave Maria, op.93 (1)
Ave Maria, op. posth. (1)
Ave Maria (3)
Ave verum Corpus (2)
Ballade in F sharp major, op.19 (28)
Barcarolles (13) (41)
Berceuse in D major, op.16 (arr. cello and piano) (5)
Berceuse in D major, op.16 (49)
Berceuse no.1 (1)
C'est la paix!, op.114 (5)
Caligula: Incidental Music, op.52 (2)
Cantique de Jean Racine, op.11 (arr. John Rutter) (2)
Cantique de Jean Racine, op.11 (arr. Trevor Wye) (1)
Cantique de Jean Racine, op.11 (arr. two flutes and piano) (1)
Cantique de Jean Racine, op.11 (32)
Cello Sonata no.1 in D minor, op.109 (18)
Cello Sonata no.2 in G minor, op.117 (19)
Chanson, op.94 (7)
Chanson de Melisande, op.80 (2)
Clair de lune, op.46 no.2 (3)
Cygne sur l'eau (1)
Dolly Suite, op.56 (2 pianos) (6)
Dolly Suite, op.56 (arr. Alfred Cortot for one piano) (1)
Dolly Suite, op.56 (arr. L Minafra for chamber ensemble) (1)
Dolly Suite, op.56 (orch. Rebaud) (4)
Dolly Suite, op.56 (26)
Duets (2), op.10 (7)
Ecce fidelis servus, op.54 (1)
Elegie in C minor, op.24 (arr. Parkin for solo cello and 9 cellos) (1)
Elegie in C minor, op.24 (cello and orchestra) (11)
Elegie in C minor, op.24 (cello and piano) (20)
Elegie in C minor, op.24 (viola and piano) (2)
Elegie in C minor, op.24 (25)
En priere (12)
Fantaisie for flute and piano, op.79 (orch. Louis Aubert) (2)
Fantaisie for flute and piano, op.79 (with orchestra) (1)
Fantaisie for flute and piano, op.79 (18)
Fantaisie for piano and orchestra, op.111 (3)
Il est ne le divin enfant (1)
Impromptu for solo harp, op.86 (5)
Impromptus (6) (29)
Intermede symphonique (1)
L'Aurore, op.posth (6)
L'Envie (1)
L'Horizon chimerique, op.118 (14)
La Beaute (1)
La Bonne Chanson, op.61 (21)
La Chanson d'Eve, op.95 (13)
La Cour (2)
La Naissance de Venus, op.29 (3)
La Tendresse (1)
Lamento (1)
Le Don silencieux, op.92 (10)
Le Jardin clos, op.106 (8)
Le Ruisseau (1)
Les Djinns, op.12 (3)
Les Regrets (2)
Les Souvenirs (1)
Lydia in F minor (1)
Lydia in G major (1)
Madrigal, op.35 (4)
Masques et bergamasques, op.112 (piano 4 hands) (2)
Masques et bergamasques, op.112: Suite (4)
Masques et bergamasques, op.112 (12)
Mater, Maria gratiae (1)
Mazurka, N8 (1)
Mazurka, op.32 (7)
Melisande's Song, op.posth (2)
Melodies (3), op.85 (13)
Melodies (6) (arr. Matthew Knight) (1)
Melodies de Venise (5), op.58 (38)
Messe basse (14)
Messe des pecheurs de Villerville (collab. with Andre Messager) (1)
Mirages, op.113 (10)
Morceau de Concours (11)
Morceau de Lecture (8)
Morceaux de Concours (2) (1)
Motets (2), op.65 (13)
Nocturne no.1 in E flat minor, op.33 no.1 (9)
Nocturne no.2 in B major, op.33 no.2 (5)
Nocturne no.3 in A flat major, op.33 no.3 (6)
Nocturne no.4 in E flat major, op.36 (11)
Nocturne no.5 in B flat major, op.37 (4)
Nocturne no.6 in D flat major, op.63 (25)
Nocturne no.7 in C sharp minor, op.74 (8)
Nocturne no.8 in D flat major, op.84 (3)
Nocturne no.9 in B minor, op.97 (3)
Nocturne no.10 in E minor, op.99 (5)
Nocturne no.11 in F sharp minor, op.104 no.1 (6)
Nocturne no.12 in E minor, op.107 (6)
Nocturne no.13 in B minor, op.119 (14)
Nocturnes (3), op.33 (5)
Nocturnes 1-13 (complete) (11)
Noel d'enfants (1)
Papillon, op.77 (arr. cello and piano) (2)
Papillon, op.77 (24)
Pavane, op.50 (arr. Gianluca Littera) (1)
Pavane, op.50 (arr. H Busser for cello and piano) (1)
Pavane, op.50 (arr. Louis Lortie) (1)
Pavane, op.50 (arr. M. Setchell for organ) (1)
Pavane, op.50 (arr. Stephen Roberts) (1)
Pavane, op.50 (arr. for brass) (1)
Pavane, op.50 (arr. for flute and guitar) (2)
Pavane, op.50 (arr. for harmonica and strings) (1)
Pavane, op.50 (60)
Pelleas et Melisande Suite, op.80 (orch. Charles Koechlin) (2)
Pelleas et Melisande Suite, op.80 (34)
Penelope (4)
Piano Quartet no.1 in C minor, op.15 (28)
Piano Quartet no.2 in G minor, op.45 (16)
Piano Quintet no.1 in D minor, op.89 (10)
Piano Quintet no.2 in C minor, op.115 (10)
Piano Sonata, N5 (1)
Piano Trio in D minor, op.120 (clarinet version) (1)
Piano Trio in D minor, op.120 (28)
Piece (arr. Bassoon and Piano) (1)
Piece (arr. oboe and orchestra) (1)
Pieces breves (8), op.84 (16)
Piece (3)
Pleurs d'or, op.72 (8)
Poeme d'un jour, op.21 (20)
Preludes, op.103 (15)
Puisque j'ai mis ma levre (3)
Requiem, op.48 (arr. Iain Farrington) (1)
Requiem, op.48 (arr. Michael Higgins for string quartet and organ) (1)
Requiem, op.48 (94)
Romance in A major, op.69 (arr. Myroslav Krill) (1)
Romance in A major, op.69 (22)
Romance in B flat major, op.28 (arr. for harmonica and strings) (1)
Romance in B flat major, op.28 (13)
Romances sans paroles (3), op.17 (23)
» no.2
Serenade, op.98 (13)
Serenade du Bourgeois Gentilhomme, op.posth (5)
Serenade toscane op.3 no.2 (2)
Shylock, op.57 (16)
Sicilienne, op.78 (arr. Louis Robiliard) (1)
Sicilienne, op.78 (arr. Myroslav Krill) (1)
Sicilienne, op.78 (arr. Trevor Wye) (1)
Sicilienne, op.78 (46)
Songs (2), op.1 (20)
Songs (2), op.2 (10)
Songs (2), op.3 (10)
Songs (2), op.4 (19)
Songs (2), op.27 (17)
Songs (2), op.43 (13)
Songs (2), op.46 (36)
Songs (2), op.47 (4)
Songs (2), op.67 (1)
Songs (2), op.76 (13)
Songs (2), op.83 (19)
Songs (2), op.87 (7)
Songs (3), op.5 (19)
Songs (3), op.6 (17)
Songs (3), op.7 (121)
Songs (3), op.8 (28)
Songs (3), op.18 (28)
Songs (3), op.23 (42)
Songs (4), op.39 (33)
Songs (4), op.51 (26)
Souvenirs de Bayreuth (piano four hands) (1)
Souvenirs de Bayreuth (5)
String Quartet in E minor, op.121 (7)
Super flumina Babylonis (3)
Tantum ergo, op.55 (2)
Theme and Variations in C sharp minor, op.73 (16)
Tristesse d'Olympio (4)
Tu es Petrus (1)
Tuscan Serenade (arr. Grainger) (1)
Tuscan Serenade (1)
Une Chatelaine en sa tour, op.110 (4)
Valse-caprice, op.30 (3)
Valse-caprice, op.38 (4)
Valse-caprice, op.59 (3)
Valse-caprice, op.62 (4)
Valses Caprices (4) (5)
Violin Sonata no.1 in A major, op.13 (trans. cello) (1)
Violin Sonata no.1 in A major, op.13 (trans. for flute) (5)
Violin Sonata no.1 in A major, op.13 (trans. saxophone) (1)
Violin Sonata no.1 in A major, op.13 (52)
Violin Sonata no.2 in E minor, op.108 (20)
Vocalise-etude (13)
Vocalise no.9 (1)
Vocalise no.13 (1)
Vocalise no.21 (1)
Vocalise no.24 (1)

Gabriel Urbain Fauré ( 12 May 1845 – 4 November 1924) was a French composer, organist, pianist and teacher. He was one of the foremost French composers of his generation, and his musical style influenced many 20th-century composers. Among his best-known works are his Pavane, Requiem, nocturnes for piano and the songs "Après un rêve" and "Clair de lune". Although his best-known and most accessible compositions are generally his earlier ones, Fauré composed many of his most highly regarded works in his later years, in a more harmonically and melodically complex style.

Fauré was born into a cultured but not especially musical family. His talent became clear when he was a small boy. At the age of nine, he was sent to a music college in Paris, where he was trained to be a church organist and choirmaster. Among his teachers was Camille Saint-Saëns, who became a lifelong friend. After graduating from the college in 1865, Fauré earned a modest living as an organist and teacher, leaving him little time for composition. When he became successful in his middle age, holding the important posts of organist of the Église de la Madeleine and director of the Paris Conservatoire, he still lacked time for composing; he retreated to the countryside in the summer holidays to concentrate on composition. By his last years, Fauré was recognised in France as the leading French composer of his day. An unprecedented national musical tribute was held for him in Paris in 1922, headed by the president of the French Republic. Outside France, Fauré's music took decades to become widely accepted, except in Britain, where he had many admirers during his lifetime.

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